Definition of Biotics

1. Noun. The science of life (all those properties that are peculiar to living organisms) ¹

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Definition of Biotics

1. a life science [n]

Medical Definition of Biotics

1. The science concerned with the functions of life, or vital activity and force. Origin: G. Biotikos, relating to life (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biotics

biotest
biotherapeutic
biotherapeutics
biotherapies
biotherapy
biothermal
biothreat
biothreats
biotic
biotic community
biotic factors
biotic potential
biotic stress
biotical
biotically
biotics (current term)
biotin
biotin carboxylase
biotin sulfoxide reductase
biotin synthetase
biotinidase
biotinides
biotins
biotinylated
biotinylation
biotinylations
biotinyllysine
biotite
biotites
biotitic

Literary usage of Biotics

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1. A New Basis for Chemistry: A Chemical Philosophy by Thomas Sterry Hunt (1891)
"The study of these vital activities constitutes a third division of physics, which we have elsewhere called biotics. " Mineralogy is the science of ..."

2. The Physical Geography of the Sea, and Its Meteorology by Matthew Fontaine Maury (1874)
"The anti-biotics referred to the antiseptic properties of sea water, ... Thus the anti-biotics held that these little creatures were preserved for a while ..."

3. Biodiplomacy: Genetic Resources and International Relations edited by Vincente Sanchez (1995)
"biotics, a private firm based in the UK, works as a broker, ... biotics buys samples and, through a contract, agrees to share any royalties with the ..."

4. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"Biotic (bi-ot'-ik) [see biotics]. Pertaining to lift- or to the laws of animal and vegetable progress and evolution. biotics (bi-ot'-iks) ..."

5. Report by House of the People, India, Parliament, Estimates Committee (1884)
"Medicines and anti-biotics are 4. Manipur 5. Tripura I issued from the Government ... Anti-biotics are at present given to all TB patients free of cost. ..."

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